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Account Manager- South East

Location: Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Sales & Key Account Management

A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for over 55 years, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions which determine the source of disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety.

Come and join a family-owned global company with a long-term vision, and a human-centered culture.




An exciting vacancy has arisen for an Account Manager covering south East England. Reporting to the Business Manager for the region, this position will be the primary contact for customers, responsible for cultivating and driving the commercial relationship for customer accounts to achieve territory sales budget target.  


This role will work closely with the Business developers in their relevant specialisms and will ideally be based in near London or east. 


What will your responsibilities be at bioMérieux?


Main accountabilities include:

  • Act as the main contact for customers in the territory.
  • Develop the knowledge at the customer site identifying all decision makers, competitor assets and customer related incidents and being responsible for ensuring this is captured in CRM.
  • Develop relations at all levels of management in the institution for a holistic view.
  • Strategic account management to maintain relationships and grow/achieve annual sales objectives with a comprehensive overview of all bioMérieux product range.
  • Manage the entire sales process and define and communicate the actions to be carried out with the support of internal experts.
  • Assist in generating tender responses and lead negotiations and discussions until the signing of sales contracts, relying on the business developers to finalise the opportunities.
  • Present Managed service contract (MSC) Reconciliation Data to customers at required frequency
  • Ensure close communication with the business developers and/or hierarchical management for the account strategy in relation to labchains and central purchasing agencies.
  • Ensure the compliance of sales activities, commercial policy, and company policies.
  • Any other duties as required 


Who are you? 


  • Bachelor of science requited, post graduate degree in Business or Marketing is highly desirable.
  • Significant experience in sales role, ideally in Life science environment
  • Knowledge of the bioMérieux offer and the competing offer


Competencies and Required Skills:

  • Ability to have a comprehensive overview about bioMerieux Product range
  • Strong business acumen along with demonstrated work ethic, integrity, and professional conduct - Leadership and ability to convince, persuade and influence
  • Ability to adapt in a constantly changing environment 
  • Ability to turn complexity into simplicity, prioritize, decide and execute
  • Ability to connect, facilitate and co-ordinate multifunctional team work
  • Excellent integrator & negotiator. C-Suite trained. Ability to judge competitive response to sales strategy and make appropriate adjustments
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and good ability to communicate and present
  • Solution oriented, creative 


A competitive offer with training, car or cash allowance, pension and other benefits are part of the package. 

bioMérieux welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, union membership, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.

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